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[Asia] CHEN: China and cigarettes: The country that won't quit

"Don't smoke! It's killing me!" was a warning my father repeatedly told me as I grew up. I listened, yet my father only quit a few years ago, at the age of 70, after a lifetime of smoking. He says it is a miracle.
BBC Online
added Oct 10, 2015 12:48

[Asia] Smoking gun: one in three young men in China will die from tobacco, study says

Oxford University's Richard Peto, one of the study's authors, said tobacco deaths in Western countries had been dropping for 20 years, partly because of stiff price rises. "For China, a substantial increase in cigarette prices could save tens of millions
South China Morning Post
added Oct 10, 2015 12:47

[Asia, China] One in three Chinese men at risk of dying from smoking

Forget those spooky pictures of smog-ridden Beijing making day look like night. Chinese men are more at risk of dying from smoking-related illnesses, according to an alarming new report. Smoking is currently responsible for a million deaths in China eve
CBS MarketWatch
added Oct 9, 2015 13:37

[Asia] Will China Concerns Weigh on Consumer Staples Companies?

higher excise taxes on cigarettes, as a result of which tobacco companies are increasing their cigarette prices. Higher prices of cigarettes are leading to lower cigarette volumes. Further, selling of fake versions of the top-branded cigarettes by local r
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Oct 8, 2015 21:12

The lower effectiveness of text-only health warnings in China compared to pictorial warnings in Malaysia: findings from the ITC project [FREE FULL TEXT]

Compared to Malaysia, the weak text-only warning labels in China led to a significant change in only two of six key indicators of health warning effectiveness: forgoing cigarettes and reading the warning labels...delay in implementing pictorial warnings i
Tobacco Control
added Sep 30, 2015 09:41

[Asia] China's air is so bad breathing it is like smoking 40 cigarettes a day in some areas

The air quality in some parts of China is so bad, a new study finds, that breathing it in all day is equivalent to smoking 40 cigarettes, or two packs of cigarettes, each day. That's because the air is thick with pollutants, including a particularly dang
Business Insider
added Aug 31, 2015 13:31

[Asia, China] Nearly 90% of women exposed to passive smoking: survey

86.4 percent of women are exposed to cigarettes through passive smoking, with restaurants being the worst place, Chongqing Morning News reported on Thursday. Chongqing Medical University conducted a survey last month among 1,500 women who are passive smok
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 14, 2015 07:37

[Asia, China] BUZZ-Tobacco and spirits stocks dive on yuan jitters

** Tobacco and spirits stocks down 1-3 pct after China devalues the yuan following a run of poor economic data ** British American Tobacco, which has a JV with China National Tobacco Corp, was down 2.2 pct and Imperial Tobacco falls 2.4 pct
added Aug 12, 2015 13:36

[China] Health fears swept aside as Chinese catch up with the e-cigarette habit ($$)

“We’ll target non-smokers too,” said An Mingyang, 24, his wife, who gave up teaching in a kindergarten to realise their dream. “We won’t sell to young kids, but if they’re 15 or 16 and look like adults, then why not?”
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 27, 2015 10:17

[Asia] Cigarette posters still prevalent as ad ban looms|Society|

Tobacco advertising is still visible in nearly half of all tobacco stores just two months before a new law takes effect that bans such advertising in public places. The situation points to the challenge that could await enforcement of a comprehensive tob
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 30, 2015 08:32
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